Children’s Disaster Services shares Covid-19 resources for children

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) associate director Lisa Crouch has shared Covid-19 resources for children. These include online resources from trusted sources for talking with children about the virus, a comic for exploring the situation, downloadable resources for working through emotions and helping children cope, among others:

“Talking with Kids” from PBS
www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

“Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the Coronavirus” from NPR
www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2EiBzCnn8U&feature=emb_title

“#COVIBOOK: Supporting and Reassuring Children Around the World” by Manuela Molina, from Mindheart
Work through emotions with interactive resources for younger ages. Downloadable in multiple languages.
www.mindheart.co/descargables

“Helping Children Cope with Stress During the 2019-nCoV Outbreak” from the World Health Organization (WHO)
Printable information sheet.
www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-cope-with-stress-print.pdf

“Tips for Parents on Media Coverage” courtesy of CLDR and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByPShEx7nptXRUlRUk1WbmpUaUk/view

List of education companies offering free subscriptions
Websites offering free educational activities.
https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions .